| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Historical Events In August - 14

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

0410  On this day in history alaric sacks Rome  

0554  On August - 14 ravenna becomes seat of Byzantines milt governor in Italy  

0582  Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor on this day in history.  

1167  On August - 14 raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1183  Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan. (Traditional Japanese date: Twenty-fifth Day of the Seventh Month of the Second Year of Juei) on this day in history.  

1248  On August - 14 construction of Cologne Cathedral begun  

1281  On this day in history kublai Khans invading fleet disappears in typhoon near Japan  

1385  Portuguese defeat Castilians at Aljubarrota, retain independence on this day in history.  

1385  On this day in history battle at Aljubarotta-Portugal defeats Castile  

1395  Utrecht bishop Frederik of Blankenheim occupies Coevorden on this day in history.  

1433  On this day in history johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76  

1457  Oldest known exactly dated printed book (c 3 years after Gutenberg) on August - 14.  

1498  On August - 14 columbus landed at the mouth of the Orinoco River in Venezuela  

1551  Turkish fleet under Dragut occupies Tripoli on August - 14.  

1552  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher on August - 14.  

1559  On this day in history spanish explorer de Luna lands in Pensacola Bay,Fla  

1585  On August - 14 queen Elizabeth I refuses sovereignty of Netherlands  

1587  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1597  On August - 14 cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java  

1598  On August - 14 irish rebel Hugh O'Neill, the earl of Tyrone, annihilates an English force at Yellow Ford, marking the greatest Irish victory in the wars with the English  

1624  Dutch fleet ceases Callao the Lima in Peru on August - 14.  

1626  On August - 14 daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher  

1636  Spanish troops occupy Corbie at Amiens on this day in history.  

1642  Able Tasmans ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out of Batavia on August - 14.  

1642  On this day in history cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723)  

1652  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on August - 14.  

1675  Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer on August - 14.  

1678  Battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange on this day in history.  

1687  Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS] on August - 14.  

1688  On August - 14 frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)  

1714  Claude-Joseph Vernet, French painter on August - 14.  

1727  Henriette-Anne of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d.1752) on this day in history.  

1727  On this day in history william Croft, composer, dies at 48  

1737  On August - 14 charles Hutton, mathematician  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | Next Page »

Famous Birthdays In August - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1297  Emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348) was born on August - 14.  

1473  On this day in history birth of margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541)  

1479  On August - 14 birth of princess Catherine of York (d. 1527)  

1552  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1575  Robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629) was born on August - 14.  

1586  On August - 14 birth of william Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642)  

1599  On this day in history birth of méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671)  

1625  On August - 14 birth of françois de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695)  

Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  Death of Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor on August - 14.  

1167  On this day in history raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1204  Death of Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182) on August - 14.  

1390  Death of John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364) on this day in history.  

1433  On this day in history johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76  

1573  Death of Saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548) on August - 14.  

1587  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1652  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

If you could time-travel, where would you go?
Past
Future
Present